Mark Stein

Mark Stein

Playwright, Author


Biography


Mark Stein’s plays have been produced at Manhattan Theatre Club, Actors Theatre of Louisville, South Coast Repertory, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Manitoba Theatre Centre, Chicago’s Raven Theater, L.A.’s Fountain Theatre and elsewhere. In film, he wrote the screenplay for Housesitter, starring Steve Martin and Goldie Hawn. He is also the author of the New York Times Best Seller, How the States Got Their Shapes, which went on to form the basis for the History Channel series of the same name.


Shows by Mark Stein

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Synopsis

Leo has recently completed a 638-page manifesto on interconnectedness and harmony which he hopes will be the impetus for the next major social movement in the world. Arriving home to his family – his depressed mother, inept f... read more

The Scottsboro Boys have come from eternity to the theater we are in to reenact as “vaudeville” scenes the story of their convictions for gang rape, despite prima facie evidence of their innocence. The historical event was,... read more

In a series of scenes which span the school year, Bill Groves, an assistant professor of English, is visited in his office by Paul Morris, a quirky undergraduate in Groves’ honors seminar on comedy. Paul has an off-the-wall a... read more

Mating Dance of the Werewolf is an investigation of a gruesome murder that also investigates the reality of imagination. Set in the present in Duluth, Minnesota, most of the events take place in Ken's apartment. We need see... read more

Overview

Nationality
American
Show Categories
Play
Genres
Comedy, Drama, Dark Comedy, Historical/Biographical, Horror